Basic Biology (BID101)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge on the structure and characteristics of cell, including biomembrane structure, and transport of exogeneous substances passing the membrane and their biological functions; structures and functions of organelles inside cell and their metabolism process; energy production of cell; cell communication and the role of messenger molecules and the type of signaling; structure and charactheristics of gene, DNA and chromosome; genetic expression and their regulation; cell cycle and cell divisions, incl. meiosis and mytosis; type of mutation; protein biosynthesis, apoptosis and development of tumour.


Lodish H, Berk A, Kaiser CA, Krieger M, 2012, Molecular Cell Biology, 7th edition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Watson JD, Baker TA, Bell SP, Gann A, Levine M, Losick R, 2012, Molecular Biology of the Gene, (7th Edition).

Bolsover SR, Shephard EA, White HA, Hyams JS, 2011, Cell Biology, 3nd edition, USA, Willey Lis.